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10 Sep 2018
Belarus intends to take part in Moon exploration projects
"We will cooperate with the Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The idea of our participation in the project has already been suggested. I think Belarus will find its place there. We have experience, highly-qualified specialists"...
10 Sep 2018
Plans for two books about Russian cosmonaut Oleg Novitsky
Plans have been made to prepare two books: 114 photos by the cosmonaut number 114 and 114 questions answered by the cosmonaut number 114. 114 is Oleg Novitsky’s ordinal number among USSR and Russian space explorers...
10 Sep 2018
Painting of cosmonaut Alexey Leonov presented to Belarus president
"The painting of Alexey Leonov, the first spacewalker, combines outer space in the form of the rising sun and the Earth highlighting nature and beauty of native places. This is very symbolic and in sync with the decision to announce the Year of Native Land in 2018"...
10 Sep 2018
ISS crew hails participants, guests of ASE planetary congress in Minsk
“We are convinced that the congress will be useful and will allow participants of space flights to share knowledge and experience with the general public. We are convinced the congress will be a stimulus for the development of the Belarusian space industry”...
10 Sep 2018
Victoria Azarenka up to 61st in WTA rankings
Following the 2018 US Open where the Belarusian beat Slovakia’s Viktoria Kuzmova and Daria Davrilova of Australia to reached the third round, Victoria Azarenka now holds 951 points and 61st place in the WTA rankings...
8 Sep 2018
Winners named in roller ski relay among university, amateur teams in Minsk
Competing in the amateur team event were spokesperson for the Belarusian President Natalya Eismont and the president’s youngest son Nikolai Lukashenko, Belarus NOC Vice President Andrei Astashevich, head coach of the Yunost ice hockey club Mikhail Zakharov...
8 Sep 2018
Lukashenko to take part in sports festival to mark Minsk City Day
The big sports festival will span four competition areas in several sports...
7 Sep 2018
Domracheva, Bjoerndalen to take part in Christmas race in Germany
The biathlon Christmas race will be held at the Veltins Arena of the Schalke 04 Bendesliga football club on 29 December...
7 Sep 2018
Belarus nominated for best agrotourism destination in National Geographic Traveler Awards 2018
Belarus was the winner in the Agrotourism nomination in 2016...
7 Sep 2018
Three MAZ-SPORTauto crews off to Turkmenistan for Turkmen Desert Race 2018
The crews of Sergei Vyazovich, Aleksei Vishnevsky and Alexander Vasilevsky are experienced racers and are favorites of the forthcoming competitions...
7 Sep 2018
Minsk to host international volleyball tournament on 7 September
The games will be held in Chizhovka Arena on 7-9 September...
6 Sep 2018
National Library of Belarus awarded National Commission for UNESCO diploma
Director of the National Library of Belarus Roman Motulsky thanked the ministry, the National Commission for UNESCO for assistance in the publication of the Primer...
6 Sep 2018
Augustow Canal to be available for virtual tour
Joint work is currently underway on a website about the Augustow Canal. The website will include panoramic photos similar to the ones on popular mapping services. A virtual traveler can see landscapes as if from a canoe or a yacht...
6 Sep 2018
About 30 countries to attend Belarusian International Media Forum
The event is held in the context of the digitization of the Eurasian Economic Union, the development of the digital economy and the information society in Belarus, qualitative changes in the activity of modern mass media...
6 Sep 2018
Belarus MFA initiates seminar on human rights in Minsk
The topic of the seminar is "Interaction with UN mechanisms for the protection of human rights: the role of the national mechanism for the preparation of reports and follow-up activities"...
6 Sep 2018
Minsk to host high-level international counter-terrorism conference
"What is special about the conference is that it will deal with two most pressing challenges of our time: counter-terrorism and cyber security"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarusian students win 4 medals at Japanese Olympiad in Informatics
"Belarus won the fourth place, sharing it with the Russian team. This is the best result of Belarusian students for the entire period of their participation at the International Olympiads in Informatics"...
6 Sep 2018
Belarus pockets bronze medal at ISSF World Championship
Belarusians Yury Shcherbatsevich, Vitaly Bubnovich and Ilya Chergeiko were third with the result of 3526 points in the 50m Rifle 3 Positions Men Team event...
6 Sep 2018
Brest to host international futsal tournament for customs inspectors
The tournament will be traditionally timed to the Day of Customs Inspectors that is marked on 20 September. This year the tournament will gather six teams representing five countries: Belarus, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia and Ukraine...
5 Sep 2018
Belarus president harvests potatoes, watermelons from household plot
Despite the rather dry summer the potato harvest was ample in the presidential field – 60 tonnes from a field of 1.5ha, with the yield at 400 centners per hectare...
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